THE Salmon & Trout Association has appointed the Duke of Northumberland as its new President.
The Duke takes over from The Prince of Wales, following His Royal Highnesses succession to Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, as the Association’s Patron.
The Duke has wide-ranging interests within angling and fisheries, including salmon, sea trout and wild brown trout water on his estates in the north of England, and stillwater trout fishing at Syon Park and Albury in the south of the country.
Tony Bird, chairman of the Salmon & Trout Association, said: “We are delighted that the Duke of Northumberland has agreed to accept our invitation to become the new President in this, the Association’s Centenary year.

“His many varied interests within fisheries make him a natural choice for the position, and we look forward to working closely him in all aspects of the Association’s work.”